From Paste Magazine
PASTE: While I have you here, I just wanted to get your reaction to Fidel Castro’s death.
STEIN: It feels like the passing of an era of incredible struggle and he certainly represented the struggle against empire right across the water. Throughout the Caribbean, there’s been an incredible struggle — whether you live in Haiti or in Cuba or even much of the rest of South America, there’s been a great struggle for social justice and it’s been very difficult.
Castro was in many ways the face of that movement, which continues to this day.
Interesting to know that sympathy for Communist movements and regimes, which off-and-on tainted liberalism all during the 20th
century, is still around.
Labels: Communism, Fidel Castro, Jill Stein, socialist